Madison County, North Carolina Records
Madison County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on January 27, 1851 from Buncombe County and Yancey County. This county was named for James Madison (1751–1836), the 4th President of the United States .
Madison County is bordered by Greene County, Tennessee (north), Unicoi County, Tennessee (north), east), Yancey County (east), Buncombe County (south), Haywood County (southwest), Cocke County, Tennessee (west).
Madison County Cities and Towns include Hot Springs, MarsHill, Marshall.
Madison County Townships are both numbered and named and include: 1 (North Marshall and South Marshall), 2 (Laurel), 3 (Mars Hill), 4 (Beech Glenn), 5 (Walnut), 6 (Hot Springs), 7 (Ebbs Chapel), 8 (Spring Creek), 9 (Sandy Mush), 10 (Grapevine), and 11 (Revere Rice Cove). Formerly there were sixteen: 1 (Marshall), 2 (Shelton Laurel), 3 (Bull Creek), 4 (Middle Fork of Ivy), 5 (West Fork of Ivy), 6 (Sandy Mush), 7 (Little Pine Creek), 8 (Spring Creek), 9 (Hot Springs), 10 (Big Laurel), 11 (Upper Laurel), 12 (Big Pine Creek), 13 (Meadow Fork of Spring Creek), 14 (Grapevine), 15 (Mars Hill), and 16 (Foster Creek) . View a Map of Madison County Townships.
Madison County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Madison County, NC Courthouse
The Madison County Courthouse is located in Marshall, North Carolina. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Madison county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk. Also see the Madison County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.
- Madison County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1851, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1851.
- Madison County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1851, Court Records from 1837 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Madison County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Madison Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Madison County, North Carolina Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
- State Population Schedules: None
- Native American Population Schedules: 1894-1913
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Madison County, North Carolina Vital Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Vital Records
- Birth Records: from October 1913 to present
- Marriage Records: from January 1962 to present
- Death Records: from January 1, 1930 to present
- Divorce Records: from January 1958 to present
- Locations: North Carolina Vital Records
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death, Divorce and Marriage Certificate Applications.
- In Person: North Carolina Vital Records (Cooper Memorial Health Building), 225 N. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27603-1382; 919-733-3000
Madison County, North Carolina Resources
- Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society
- Madison County Genealogical Society
- Madison County, North Carolina Message Boards
Madison County, North Carolina External Links
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Madison County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Madison Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Madison County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Madison County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Madison Co. NCGenweb
- Madison County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Madison County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories